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Craig Evan Pollack, M.D., M.H.S.

Co-Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program
Associate Professor of Medicine


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Main Location

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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International Patients

Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Co-Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Oncology



Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9434

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Carnegie 446D1
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Social determinants of health; Organization of cancer care; Cancer disparities

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of California-San Francisco / MD (2004)


    • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2006)


    • University of Pennsylvania SOM-The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program (2009)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Pollack CE, Bekelman JE, Liao KJ, Armstrong K. Hospital racial composition and the treatment of localized prostate cancer. Cancer. 2011 Jun 20. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26232.
    2. Pollack CE, Kurd SK, Livshits A, Weiner M, Lynch J. A case-control study of home foreclosure, health conditions, and health care utilization. J Urban Health. 2011 Jun;88(3):469-78.
    3. Pollack CE, Armstrong K. Accountable care organizations and health care disparities. JAMA. 2011 Apr 27;305(16):1706-7.
    4. Miller WD, Pollack CE, Williams DR. Healthy homes and communities: putting the pieces together. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Jan;40(1 Suppl 1):S48-57.
    5. Pollack CE, Griffin BA, Lynch J. Housing affordability and health among homeowners and renters. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Dec;39(6):515-21.
    6. Pollack CE, Gidengil C, Mehrotra A. The growth of retail clinics and the medical home: two trends in concert or in conflict? Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 May;29(5):998-1003.
    7. Pollack CE, Lynch J, Alley DE, Cannuscio C. Foreclosure and health status. LDI Issue Brief. 2010 Jan-Feb;15(2):1-4.
    8. Pollack CE, Lynch J. Health status of people undergoing foreclosure in the Philadelphia region. Am J Public Health. 2009 Oct;99(10):1833-9.
    9. Rudavsky R, Pollack CE, Mehrotra A. The geographic distribution, ownership, prices, and scope of practice at retail clinics. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Sep 1;151(5):315-20. PMCID: PMC2746672.
    10. Putt M, Long JA, Montagnet C, Silber JH, Chang VW, Kaijun Liao, Schwartz JS, Pollack CE, Wong YN, Armstrong K. Racial differences in the impact of comorbidities on survival among elderly men with prostate cancer. Med Care Res Rev. 2009 Aug;66(4):409-35. PMCID: PMC2780425.
    11. Pollack CE, Armstrong K. The geographic accessibility of retail clinics for underserved populations. Arch Intern Med. 2009 May 25;169(10):945-9; discussion 950-3.
    12. Mallya G, Pollack CE, Polsky D. Are primary care physicians ready to practice in a consumer-driven environment? Am J Manag Care. 2008 Oct;14(10):661-8.
    13. Pollack CE, Mallya G, Polsky D. The impact of consumer-directed health plans and patient socioeconomic status on physician recommendations for colorectal cancer screening. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Oct;23(10):1595-601. PMCID: PMC2533392.
    14. Pollack CE, Chideya S, Cubbin C, Williams B, Dekker M, Braveman P. Should health studies measure wealth? A systematic review. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Sep;33(3):250-64.
    15. Pollack CE, Cubbin C, Ahn D, Winkleby M. Neighbourhood deprivation and alcohol consumption: does the availability of alcohol play a role? Int J Epidemiol. 2005 Aug;34(4):772-80.
    16. Pollack CE, von dem Knesebeck O. Social capital and health among the aged: comparisons between the United States and Germany. Health Place. 2004 Dec;10(4):383-91.
    17. Pollack CE, von dem Knesebeck O, Siegrist J. Housing and health in Germany. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2004 Mar;58(3):216-22. PMCID: PMC1732701.
    18. Pollack CE. Intentions of burial: mourning, politics, and memorials following the massacre at Srebrenica. Death Stud. 2003 Feb-Mar;27(2):125-42.
    19. Pollack CE. Burial at Srebrenica: linking place and trauma. Soc Sci Med. 2003 Feb;56(4):793-801.
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